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Jonathan Horowitz

Jonathan Horowitz, who was trained in philosophy, often uses witty juxtapositions of appropriated imagery to emphasize the mutual interdependence of politics, entertainment, and consumerism. The…

Daria Martin

London-based artist and filmmaker Daria Martin took as a starting point the dream diaries kept by her Jewish grandmother Susi Stiassni, whose family fled Brno, Czechoslovakia, in 1938, when Stiassni…

Kemang Wa Lehulere

Kemang Wa Lehulere tends to use a limited set of objects in his sculptures, repeating and recombining the same types of found or modified elements across different works.

Julie Becker

The late artist Julie Becker grew up in Los Angeles and reflected the city's dual mythology of Hollywood glamour and broken aspirations in her understated installations, films, photographs, and…

Edward Kienholz

Today, Edward Kienholz (1927–1994) is regarded as a canonical Los Angeles artist and, as cofounder of the Ferus Gallery with Walter Hopps in 1957, an organizational catalyst for that city's art…

Glenn Brown

Brown argues that his paintings update art historical works for a contemporary audience, but they can feel like "edgy" Pop-inspired kitsch that street vendors might hawk to tourists outside famous…

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